Teaching Our Children Compassion

When our children were little, one way my husband and I taught them compassion was by showing them that the poor choices they made could hurt others. For example, if my child took another child’s toy I might say to him, “Johnny see you made Jill cry because you took her toy.” That was age […]

Are Your Kids Socialized?

As a homeschooling mama, health I wish I had $1 for everytime I’ve heard someone say: “But what about socialization?” It’s the age old anti-homeschooling response. When I was new homeschooler, I felt the need to prove to these critics that my children would be very well socialized. So what did I do? I signed […]

Extra Curricular Activities

When we began homeschooling 9 years ago, we had a lot of family and friends ask if we would homeschool through high school. They were concerned that our son would miss all of the excitement and activities that come along with being in high school. Our response? We would keep on homeschooling as long as […]